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LIVE updates: 1st Phase of Gujarat Assembly Elections

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Voting for the first phase of Gujarat Assembly elections, covering 89 constituencies of the Saurashtra and South Gujarat regions, began at 8 am on Saturday.

Voting is taking place at 50,128 polling stations across 89 assembly constituencies. A total of 4,33,37,492 will exercise their voting power.

A total of 977 candidates are in the fray and around 2.12 crore voters are expected to exercise their franchise.

The ruling BJP, making a bid for a fifth term, and the Congress, attempting an electoral revival, are the main contenders.

The second phase for the remaining 93 seats of the high-stakes election will be held on December 14. Gujarat has 182 assembly constituencies. The counting of votes will take place on December 18.

Here are the live updates:

9 December 2017, 10:28 AM
Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel casts his vote in Bharuch’s Ankleshwar, says ‘Congress will win more than 110 seats’.

9 December 2017, 10:28 AM
A faulty EVM in Sardar Patel Vidyalaya booth in Surat’s Varaccha has been replaced.

9 December 2017, 10:24 AM
Gujarat elections 2017: Voting on for first phase, 10 facts you must know

9 December 2017, 10:20 AM
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9 December 2017, 10:18 AM
Surat, the diamond and textile hub of Gujarat, has 12 seats and a BJP stronghold, it is being seen as a referendum on notes ban and GST.

9 December 2017, 10:17 AM
Voting underway on Surat’s Kamrej assembly seat. BJP’s Zalavadiya Vinubhai Dahyabhai is up against Congress’s Ashok Jirawala.

9 December 2017, 10:01 AM
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Did you know the Saurashtra region, which is home to the influential Patels or Patidars, is a major political battleground and its verdict could make or break the electoral fortunes of a party.

9 December 2017, 09:31 AM
Gujarat Assembly Elections 2017: PM Narendra Modi urges for record turnout, Rahul Gandhi predicts wave for Congress

9 December 2017, 09:16 AM

9 December 2017, 09:16 AM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has urged the voters, particularly the youngsters, to cast their votes in the assembly elections.

9 December 2017, 09:12 AM
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9 December 2017, 09:10 AM
Gujarat’s Saurashtra and Kutch regions which are voting in the first phase have the maximum number of constituencies and are crucial to give parties a good head start.

9 December 2017, 09:00 AM
“We are going to win 150+ seats under the leadership of PM Modi ji, we face no obstacles,” asserts Jitu Vaghani, BJP Gujarat Chief and candidate from Bhavnagar West, after casting his vote.

9 December 2017, 08:55 AM
EVM, VVPAT machines are safe, says Election Commission

9 December 2017, 08:54 AM
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9 December 2017, 08:52 AM
I appeal to the people of Gujarat to make this festival of democracy successful by voting in large numbers: Rahul

9 December 2017, 08:51 AM
The participation of voters is the soul of democracy. I congratulate the young colleagues who are voting for the first time in Gujarat elections, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi said in a tweet message after the polling started.

9 December 2017, 08:44 AM
A total of 27,158 EVMs are being used in 24,689 polling stations in the first phase of Gujarat Assembly Elections.

9 December 2017, 08:41 AM
Voting underway on Surat’s Choryasi assembly seat. Here BJP’s Jhankhnaben Patel is up against Congress’s Yogeshbhai B. Patel.

9 December 2017, 08:40 AM
BJP Gujarat chief Jitubhai Vaghani casts his vote in Bhavnagar.

9 December 2017, 08:17 AM
The first phase of polling, covering 89 constituencies, spreads across 19 districts. While the ruling BJP holds the maximum of 67 seats, the Congress 16, and the remaining seats are held by smaller parties and Independents.

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